Punctuating Long Island's smorgasbord of communities are a variety of lively downtowns—characterized as popular local centralized hubs comprised of all the aforementioned businesses and attractions renowned for their wide range of exceptional cuisines, activities and tourist destinations. The following is a list of some of Long Island’s most popular and well-known downtowns, along with some of their top highlights, all well worth a visit with friends, family members, loved ones, and/or simply perfect for solo excursions to explore, learn about, and ultimately, embrace. Here’s the Ultimate Guide to Long Island Downtowns.
Featuring folk legend John Sebastian, Long Island natives Claudia Jacobs and Cassandra House, and many more, the 8th Annual Patchogue Folk Fest once again unleashes an extraordinary ensemble of soulful, inspiring folk music upon all those in attendance.
St. Patrick's Day may come around once a year, but to many Long Islanders, one day of reveling is not nearly enough.
Blue Point Brewing Co. plans to build a new, larger brewery that it expects will open early next year at the downtown Patchogue campus of Briarcliffe College, which is closing, officials said.
New York State Senate Majority John Flanagan (R-Smithtown) signed a recent letter of support backing Betsy DeVos, President Donald Trump’s nominee for education secretary, despite a chorus of critics questioning her qualifications.
Perfect for a fantastic time out on the town with friends and family, regardless of the season, "Sip and Paints" and "Paint Nights" are taking place at restaurants, bars and art galleries all across Nassau and Suffolk counties. Here’s a list of Long Island ‘Sip and Paint’ and ‘Paint Night’ Venues: